#ThrowbackThursday With the venerable GeForce GTX 980 having celebrated its third birthday, in the world of GPUs that puts it squarely over the hill. Even the GTX 1080 is over a year old already, however the performance bump in this last generation was very significant. From the GTX 480 to the GTX 1080, how much faster are today's GPUs?
Nvidia's latest graphics driver brings optimizations for several titles including Project Cars 2, Call of Duty: WWII, Total War: Warhammer II, Forza 7, FIFA 18, Raiders of the Broken Planet, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta.
It's time for another GPU battle, though this one is a bit different with GPUs under $100: from AMD we have the Radeon RX 550 and on Nvidia's side is the GeForce GT 1030. Our focus will be primarily on eSports titles including CS:GO, Overwatch and Dota 2 running on a Ryzen 3 test bench.
The latest WHQL drivers on offer from Nvidia promise an optimal gaming experience for Destiny 2 beta, PU’s Battlegrounds, ARK: Survival Evolved, F1 2017, Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 and Quake Champions Early Access. Download them here.
Adaptive sync display technologies from Nvidia and AMD have been on the market for a few years now, however it's just recently that it's become more mainstream with gamers taking the plunge thanks to generous selection, a wide variety of options, and monitor budgets. As both technologies have matured, it's a good time to revisit them to see where the differences lie in mid 2017.
A new set of GeForce graphics drivers is out for gamers looking to optimize latest game releases including LawBreakers, ARK: Survival Evolved, Fortnite Early Access, Dark and Light, and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, as well as EVE: Valkyrie’s “Ultra” graphics update.